RE: RARA-AVIS: locked room mysteries book

Mark Sullivan (
Sat, 1 May 1999 21:43:19 -0400 (EDT) A locked-room mystery is pretty much what the name implies -- a dead
body is found in a locked room, how could it have happened? It is a
mainstay of cozies and some authors specialized in it (Carr?). As we
are currently finding out, there are also a fair number of hardboiled
novels that play with this convention.


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